Advanced Scaffold Inspection 

Advanced Scaffold Inspection | Simian Risk



  • Candidates must have a good knowledge of written & spoken English.
  • SpanSet reserves the right to exclude unsuitable delegates from training courses.
  • Delegates must be 18 years or over.


Prior to attending a CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection course, attendees must have held a CISRS Basic Scaffold Inspection Card for a minimum of two years; or have held a CISRS Part Two Scaffolding card for two years; or be an existing Advanced Scaffold Inspection card holder. Delegates must also have passed a CSCS Health, Safety & Environment test within two years of the course date, or hold a CISRS approved exemption.



  • Introduction to scaffolding & scaffolding terminology
  • The Work at Height Regulations 2005
  • British, European and industry standards (NASC)
  • Overview of SG4 – preventing falls in scaffolding operations
  • Tube, fittings & boards
  • Safe ladder access and egress
  • Scaffolders training and working methods
  • Bracing and tying scaffolds
  • Fan boards and public protection
  • Mobile, static and loading towers
  • Beams and bridging beams
  • Reading and interpretation of scaffold design drawings
  • Various types of system scaffolding
  • How to carry out a scaffolding inspection
  • Scaffold tagging systems
  • Scaffold inspection exercise
  • Knowledge test and assessment

On successful completion of the course, learners will receive a CISRS certificate of completion, and SIMIAN will apply for a CISRS Advanced Scaffold Inspection card, on the learner’s behalf.

Additional Information
Further information on our training facilities, first aid provision, insurance etc are available upon request.